County Waterford


County Waterford
County Waterford
Contae Phort Láirge
Karte
County Waterford in Irland
Basisdaten
Staat: Irland
Verwaltungssitz: Dungarvan
Provinz: Munster
irischer Name: Contae Phort Láirge
Fläche: 1859 km²
Einwohner: 113.707 (2011)
Kfz-Kennzeichen: W (Stadt) / WD (County)

Waterford (irisch Port Láirge) ist eine Grafschaft (County) im Süden der Republik Irland.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Geografie

Im Norden wird das County durch den Fluss Suir, im Osten durch den Waterford Harbour begrenzt. Der Westen ist geprägt von einem Berg- und Hügelland, der Osten ist eher Flachland.

Geschichte

Im frühen Mittelalter gehörte das Gebiet zum Königreich Leinster. 1172 wurde das Gebiet von den Anglonormannen erobert. Im 13. Jahrhundert erfolgte die Gründung der Grafschaft.

Politik

Die Sitzverteilung im County Council nach der Kommunalwahl vom 5. Juni 2009:

Partei Sitze
Fine Gael 11
Fianna Fáil 5
Labour Party 4
Sinn Féin 2
Parteilose 1

Städte

Der Verwaltungssitz des Countys ist Dungarvan.

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